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San Vincente located in Tangerine County
California in circumference to the rest of the US
Country United States
State California
District 54th
Incorporated November 1, 1972
Mayor Mitch Hasegawa
Population 250,382  
Time zone PST
San Vincente is an affluent city in Tangerine County, California, United States. It is a planned city, mainly developed by the San Vicente Company since the 1960s. Formally incorporated on November 1, 1972, the city had a population of 212,375 as of the 2010 census; in 2015 the city's population was 250,382. The city's mission statement is "to create and maintain a community where people can live, work, and play in an environment that is safe,

vibrant, and aesthetically pleasing".

Because San Vincente is home to highly rated public schools, a large number of jobs requiring a skilled workforce, and residential housing, San Vincente was chosen in 2008 by as the fourth-best place to live in the United States. In September 2011, Businessweek listed San Vincente as the fifth-best city in the United States. In 2012, it was ranked sixth nationally. San Vincente ranks as the safest city in America with a population over 100,000. In 2014, San Vincente was named the best-run city in the U.S. by 24/7 Wall Street. A number of corporations have their national or international headquarters in San Vincente, particularly in the technology and semiconductor sectors.


San Vincente founded as a Catholic mission and one of the first inland locations in the late 18th century under Captain Vasco Villa De Gama.

In the 19th century, after the Mexican-American War and the acquisition of the California Republic from Mexico.

In the 20th century, the city became a heavily industrious, residential, and scholarly location. Within the city limits is Pacific Coast College.

In the early years of the 21st century, the city has maintained what it has become known for and has begun innovating almost earning the nomenclature "the Silicon Empire," a play on Silicon Valley and Inland Empire.

The city yields a population of 150,000 people, a majority (66%) of the populous is of Hispanic descent, followed by (19%) Caucasian, (14%) African-American, and (1%) other.

Fun Facts & Notable Places

  • Astronaut John Keenan's birthplace.
  • Many major corporations have offices in San Vincente.
  • San Vincente is the 146th largest U.S. city in the United States.